4 Day River Cruise Itinerary

Zambezi Queen River Cruise Collection

Safari cruising on the Chobe River

This luxurious house boat is situated on the waters of the Chobe River which divides Botswana's Chobe National Park and Namibia's Caprivi Strip which allows for excellent water-based game viewing and magnificent views from the upper deck. Spend three nights aboard this luxurious boat as you cruise down the river spotting hippos and crocodiles in the water and a rich variety of bird life. Opulent suites come with king beds, private bathroom, and a balcony, while the restaurant serves fantastic cuisine and a selection of fine wines. With a mixture of land and water based game viewing, a cultural tour to a local village and even fishing (in season) this a great addition to your trip to Botswana.

The Zambezi Queen Collection also has three small boats known as the Chobe Princesses. These smaller boats allow for an intimate, private experience, whether sharing with other guests or if you decide to take over one of the boats for sole use of your party. Boat details are:

- Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42 metre luxury houseboat offering unparalleled sophistication in one of the most remote locations on the planet. Enjoy an adventurous river safari holiday while staying in comfort. There are 14 suites on-board.
- The three Chobe Princesses can be your own private home as there are only a small number of guests per boat, Each boat come with at least two smaller 'tender' boats for use on excursions.

Enquire for more details and we can recommend the best options for you.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Luxurious Houseboat
  • Water based game viewing
  • Magnificent scenery along the Chobe River
  • Opulent suites
  • Exquisite cuisine
  • Book your own private house, perfect for a large family holiday

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
4 days
Destination Breakdown
  • Chobe Game Reserve
    3 Nights
Options
Group basis
Included
  • Return transfers from Kasane Airport to Kasane Immigration on the Chobe River and from here to the boat.
  • All meals, soft drinks, tea and coffee (wine and beer served during meals).
  • Water based game viewing and bird watching.
  • Land based cultural tour of a local village.
  • Land based half day game viewing in Chobe National Park.
  • Fishing (in season).
Not included
  • International and domestic flights.
  • Alcoholic beverages (other than wine and beer served during meal times).
  • Private guides or additional safari activities.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips.

Itinerary Breakdown

Upon arrival at Kasane Airport you will be met and transferred by road and boat to the Zambezi Queen which is docked on the Namibia side of the Chobe River.

After time to settle in, depart on an afternoon of game viewing by launch boat. Return to the boat for dinner.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Onboard the Zambezi Queen

This morning you will enjoy an early breakfast before departing for a game drive in a 4x4 vehicle in the Chobe National Park.

Return to the boat for lunch whilst cruising down the Chobe River.

In the afternoon enjoy water-based game viewing by launch or a cultural tour of a local village by traditional mokoro canoe.

Return to the boat with time at leisure before a boma dinner on shore with traditional food and music.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Onboard the Zambezi Queen houseboat

After breakfast you will have the option to depart on a water-based game viewing activity on tender boats, or try your hand at tiger fishing.

Return to the boat for lunch, after which you will cruise to your overnight base.

In the afternoon you will have the chance to take part in any activity you have not yet experienced before returning to the boat for sunset. Enjoy cocktails and dinner on board.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Onboard the Zambezi Queen Luxury Houseboat at Sidudu Island or similar

Enjoy breakfast and watch the wildlife at the water's edge as you continue to cruise along the Chobe River before reaching your final destination near Seduda Island.

From here, transfer by road and boat back to Kasane Airport for your onwards flight.

Points of Interest

  • Chobe Game Reserve

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Luxury cruise boat
    • Game viewing on land and water
    • Fantastic cuisine.